Nominations open for 2019 Civil Servants of the Year Award

This year, three new categories of awardees will be introduced into the Civil Servants of the Year Award. The three new award categories are Technical, Management and Middle Management and the change aims to broaden the scope of eligible nominees as part of efforts to revitalise the initiative.

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Learn How to Register A Charity in Jamaica

A charitable organization is any institution established to give back. Under the law, according to section 2 of the Charities Act, such organizations can be a charitable trust or any institution, established for that exclusive purpose. It can also be an institution which has no part of its net income or assets going towards the personal benefit of any governing board member, settler of the organization or of any other private individual.

 

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Getting Married in Jamaica Pt 2: Accessing A Marriage Certificate

Following the wedding, the marriage register must be submitted to the Registrar General’s Department in order for the marriage certificate to be processed, produced and printed. Five signatures must be affixed to the marriage register to make the marriage valid, those of the married couple, the 2 witnesses and the marriage officer. The initial documents that would have been needed to carry out a wedding in Jamaica include: a form of declaration and the Minister’s License both obtained from the Ministry of Justice.

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Jamaica’s 57th Year of Independence: Festival Calendar

One nation, one people; that’s the theme for our 57th year of independence. The festival calendar got underway on July 27 with the finals of the Festival Song competition. Other activities already staged include: the National Independence Church service, the Governor General’s Independence reception and emancipation jubilee activities.

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MSME Financing Opportunities Part 2

On this week’s Get The Facts, we continue talking about funding opportunities for Micro, Small and Medium Sized enterprises MSMEs through the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ).

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MSME Financing Opportunities Part 1

On this week’s Get the facts, we talk about funding for Micro, Small and Medium Sized enterprises MSMEs through the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ).

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Hurricane Season Preparedness

On this week’s get the facts, we share trends relating to the Atlantic hurricane season and later, some preparedness tips.

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Filing for Bankruptcy

Declaring bankruptcy is a legal process that reduces, restructures or eliminates the debt owed by a person (individual or corporate). An insolvent or a debtor under Jamaican law is a person owing a minimum of 300 thousand dollars and who is unable to pay that debt or has ceased paying it. They may live, own property or have a business in Jamaica.

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Seaga’s Contribution to Religion

On this week’s Get the facts, we’re looking at Former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga’s contribution to religion.

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Facts About Edward Seaga

On this week’s Get the facts, more contributions of the Former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga, Stay tuned.

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NHF Card Application & Benefits

The National Heath Fund (NHF) officially introduced its 340 million dollar lupus subsidy programme on May 10. This means persons with that chronic illness can now join the list of citizens benefitting from the NHF card. On this week’s Get the facts, find out how to apply for the NHF card.

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Workers’ Week Schedule of Activities

Each year, homage is paid to Jamaican workers for playing vital roles in nation-building. Yes, it’s almost that time again when we observe Workers’ Week and on this week’s Get The Facts, we share with you this year’s schedule of activities.

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Labour Day projects & Registration

On this week’s Get the facts we give you ideas for projects you can implement in your neck of the woods this Labour Day and how to get them registered.

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